Dalith Steiger is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of SwissCognitive – The Global AI Hub, and WhyWait Ltd., founded in 2016. She is also CEO of the Swiss IT Leadership Forum, an association of leading executives from the Swiss ICT industry. Besides, Dalith is Co-owner and Member of the Executive Board of CORE AG Design Works, an agency for visual and industrial design founded in 2001. Previously she worked in the banking industry and project managed IT operations at UBS. After this role, she moved to Avaloq Evolution AG, where she advised and supported the management at senior and board levels at various private banks in the field of banking software. Resulting her joint work at SwissCognitive, with Andy Fitze, won Public Award at swissICT Awards 2017.
Dalith was born in Israel and raised in Switzerland, and she earned her degree in mathematics and information technology from the University of Zurich. She speaks fluent German, English and Hebrew, as well as some French and Italian. She has been an entrepreneur for over a decade and is driven by her passion for smart technologies & Artificial Intelligence. Dalith also gives industry related speeches around the world, be that in Tel Aviv, Zürich, Davos, Brussels or even in Boston. She is often interviewed and seen on stage as a keynote speaker or panelist, to share her broad knowledge and experience in the field of AI, and to motivate the younger generation to engage in cognitive technologies and follow their passion – just as she did.